Archive for the ‘stamp on stamp’ Tag

#1091 Andorra 17/03/09

This very nice first day cover from Andorra was sent by Olivier, thank you! It was posted on March 9 and arrived on March 16, 2017.

The stamps commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Philandorre.

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#928 Thailand 14/12/02

Thailand 141202This very nice cover from Thailand was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Bangkok on December 2 and arrived on December 9, 2014.

The two left stamps were issued on July 1, 2014. They commemorate the centenary of Don Mueang International Airport.

The middle stamp (issued on August 4, 2013) commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Thai postal system. The stamp on the right is part of the mini-sheet (issued on August 13, 2013), which commemorates the 120th anniversary of the Paknam incident. It depicts King Chulalongkorn (1853 – 1910).

#895 British Antarctic Territory 15/01/14

BAT 150114Here is another beautiful cover from the British Antarctic Territory. This one was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was cancelled at Signy Station on January 14 and arrived on February 6, 2015.

The stamps are part of the set, which commemorates the 50th anniversary of BAT stamps. The set was issued on November 27, 2013.

See also: #889 British Antarctic Territory 15/01/01

#762 India 13/12/11

India 131211Another nice cover from India was sent by Jinesh, thank you! It was posted at the Bengaluru International Airport on December 11 and arrived on December 23, 2013.

The left stamp was issued on September 3, 2013. It is part of the set “Wild Flowers of India” and depicts a Blue Poppy (Meconopsis sp.). The mini-sheet depicts Mahatma Gandhi and commemorates the philatelic day. It was issued on Oktober 12, 2013.

See also: #676 India 13/06/17

#696 Gabon 13/09/05

Gabon 130905My first cover from Gabon was sent by Bonsie, thank you! It was posted in Port-Gentil on September 5 and arrived on September 17, 2013.

The attached stamp was issued on July 10, 1986. It commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first Gabonaise stamp.

#575 Philippines 12/03/06

Thank you, Gero, for sending this beautiful cover from the Philippines! It was posted in Lucena City on March 6 and arrived on March 15, 2012.

The 2011 mini-sheet commemorates the Philippine endemic frogs Gliding Tree Frog (Rhacophorus pardalis), Luzon Fanged Frog (Limnonectes macrocephalus), Northern Luzon Tree-Hole Frog (Kaloula kalingensis), Taylor’s Igorot Frog (Sanguirana igorota), and Mary Inger’s Wart Frog (Ingerana mariae). The stamps were issued on December 15, 2011.

On the back there are six stamps attached: The left one is part of a set, which commemorates the 150th birthday of José Rizal (1861-1896). It was issued on June 19, 2011. The stamp depicts the 7p 1935 Rizal Stamp and the Rizal Monument in Guinobatan, Albay.

The right stamps were issued on October 17, 2011. They depict the Picasso Trigger Fish (Rhinecanthus aculeatus).

#436 French Polynesia 10/11/04

Jean Pierre sent me this nice cover from Tahiti, French Polynesia, thank you very much!

The two 2010 stamps commemorates the 1948 airmail stamps issue of French Oceania (Français de L’Oceanie). The special cancellation commemorates the 64ème Salon philatélique d’automne (64th Philatelic Salon of Autumn), which was held in Paris from November 4 to 7, 2010.

See also: #245 French Polynesia 09/11/24

#383 Jersey 10/05/25

This nice cover from Jersey was sent by Jean Pierre, thanks a lot! It was posted on May 25 and arrived on May 31, 2010.

The attached stamps are part of a set, which was issued on May 8, 2010. They commemorate the British regional stamps for Jersey of 1958, 1964, and 1966.

Mauritius 08/11/04

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Registered cover from Mauritius, posted on November 4, 2008.

Tasneem sent me this beautiful cover; she used a special commemorative cover, which celebrates the inauguration of the new postal museum on July 23, 2008.

The Postal Museum was formerly housed in the Post Office Headquartes Building, Port Louis and was inaugurated on the 10th March 1995. It is being relocated in the prominent Post Office Building, waterfront, Port Louis in a newly designed set up.

The Postal Museum traces the evolution of the Postal History of Mauritius from Colonial times to the present. Apart from stamps and other exhibits, visitors will see postal equipment and tools which were formerly used. It also hosts a temporary exhibition hall and a stamp gallery which will display along with stamps from Mauritius, those issued by the member countries of the Universal Postal Union (UPU).

The illustration on the cover shows the historical Post Office building and the logo of the Mauritius Postal Museum.

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The left stamp was issued in 1997 and is part of a series commemorating 150 years of Mauritius stamps.

The right stamp was issued in 2007. It depicts the dodo (Raphus cucullatus), an flightless bird, which was endemic to Mauritius. It has been extinct since the late 17th century due to human predation.

Tasneem has posted this special cover with an Rs 78 automat label. Thank you very much for this beautiful cover!

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